15 Sights in Murcia, Spain (with Map and Images)
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1. Murcia CathedralBook Ticket*
The Cathedral Church of Saint Mary in Murcia, commonly called the Cathedral of Murcia, is a Catholic church in the city of Murcia, Spain. It is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cartagena.
2. Yacimiento Arqueológico Puntarrón Chico
Puntarr ó n Chico is a conical raised hill in Spain, especially on the outskirts of the town of Beniaj á n, surrounded by a small stream, just at the entrance to the port of the so-called garruchal, in the southern mountains of the region. Its name comes from the huge spike, the majestic and majestic red stone top that rises with it to a height of 380 meters, and at its top, Muslims will set up a garrison to control the passage between the Safe Valley, the Cartagena oil field and smaller sea areas. Two mounds, a large dot and a small dot, integrated in the sugarcane saw, have always been the iconic, almost magical relief of all beniajanenses.
3. Iglesia San Juan de Dios
The Museum of the Church of San Juan de Dios in Murcia is one of the headquarters of the Museum of Fine Arts of Murcia (MUBAM) which houses an important collection of religious imagery from the fifteenth to the twentieth century. The old church, dating from the eighteenth century, is located near the Cathedral, in a traditional square of the old town. The church was part of the hospital complex of San Juan de Dios, which was previously a Templar hospital, and originally the Alcázar Mayor of the city, of which valuable remains are exhibited in the subsoil.
Wikipedia: Museo de la Iglesia de San Juan de Dios (Murcia) (ES)
4. Jardín de Floridablanca
The Garden of Floridablanca is a public garden in the city of Murcia, created in the mid-nineteenth century, thus being the oldest in the city. It is located in the traditional neighborhood of Carmen, on the right bank of the Segura River. It is dedicated to the illustrious Murcian Don José Moñino y Redondo, Count of Floridablanca, minister of Carlos III and Carlos IV and president of the Supreme Junta of Murcia and shortly before his death, of the Supreme Central Board.
5. Museo de Bellas Artes de Murcia
The Museum of Fine Arts of Murcia (MUBAM) is a museum institution in the city of Murcia, whose origin is located in 1864, when the Provincial Museum was created at the request of the Provincial Commission of Monuments. In 1953 the archaeology section was moved to the current Archaeological Museum of Murcia, giving rise to the Museum of Fine Arts existing today, as the pictorial and sculptural collections remained in this institution.
6. Iglesia de San Bartolomé
The church of San Bartolomé-Santa María is one of the traditional parishes of the historic center of Murcia whose origins date back to the Christian conquest, although the current building is a mixture between the primitive factory of the late eighteenth century and the central nave with the main façade whose works took place in the nineteenth century. It keeps an important sculptural heritage inside.
7. Iglesia de San Juan Bautista
The church of San Juan Bautista de Murcia, is one of the traditional parishes of the historic center of the city. The current building, built between 1750 and 1777, is a transition between the typical Murcian Baroque and the first neoclassical elements that were developed in Murcia. Inside, a rich heritage of altarpieces and sculptures stands out.
8. Iglesia San Lorenzo
The church of San Lorenzo de Murcia is one of the traditional parishes in the historic center of the city. The current building, built between 1788 and 1810, is one of the major works of neoclassicism in the city of Murcia and throughout southeastern Iberia. Works by renowned architect Ventura Rodr í guez, located in calle alejandro seiquer.
9. Martyrium de La Alberca
The Martyrium de La Alberca is a Roman mausoleum located in the Murcian hamlet of La Alberca, in the Region of Murcia (Spain). Its remains have been dated around the first half of the fourth century, being one of the most important late Roman monuments of the Iberian Peninsula, which deserved its declaration as a National Monument in 1931.
10. Castillo de la Asomada
The castle of La Asomada is an old fortification that is located in a strategic place near the hamlet of El Palmar. It is located at the top of the well-known cabezo del Puerto. At its feet is the port of La Cadena, a mountain pass that connects the Campo de Cartagena with the Huerta de Murcia.
11. Iglesia de Santa Eulalia
The Church of Santa Eulalia in the city of Murcia, is a parish church in the old town of the aforementioned capital. Although of medieval origin, the current building was built in the second half of the eighteenth century, being one of the last examples of the Baroque-Rococo style in the city.
12. Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bari
The church of San Nicolás de Bari is one of the traditional parishes of the historic center of Murcia, whose origins date back to the Christian conquest, although the current building dates from the first half of the eighteenth century, being one of the best exponents of Murcian Baroque.
13. Iglesia de los Pasos de Santiago
The church of Santiago de Murcia, is an old church, also considered a hermitage, one of the oldest of those preserved in the city. The current building has its origin in the thirteenth century and inside highlights its wooden coffered ceiling.
14. Castillejo de Monteagudo
The Alcázar de Ibn Sad, popularly known as Castillejo de Monteagudo, is an ancient Andalusian palatial enclosure that is located about 5 kilometers northeast of the city of Murcia, in the hamlet of Monteagudo.
15. Iglesia Conventual de Santo Domingo
The Church of St. Dominic and the adjoining Rosary are the remains of and named after the Dominican Order's ancient monastery complex in the city of Murcia, particularly in the center of the main square.
Wikipedia: Convento de Santo Domingo y Capilla del Rosario (ES)
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